LVPL-76EC49: Medieval coin: penny of Edward IV

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-76EC49

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A silver medieval penny of Edward IV, first reign 1461-1470) Durham Class IV dating to the period AD 1461-64. Mint Durham. Initial mark plain cross. North no.1544.

Obverse: Crowned bust, forwards. Legend: +E[DW]ARD REX [...] FR
Reverse: Long cross dividing legend, three pellets in each quadrant and rose in centre. Legend: CIVI/TAS/[DVNO]/LIN

Notes:

Finder ref no. 123

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1461
Date to: Circa AD 1464

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.63 g
Diameter: 16.89 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st September 1988 - Friday 30th September 1988

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: Durham
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Edward IV, First reign, Heavy coinage, Class 4 (N 1541, 1543, 1544)
Obverse description: Crowned bust, forwards
Obverse inscription: +E[DW]ARD REX [...] FR
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend, three pellets in each quadrant and rose in centre
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/[DVNO]/LIN
Initial mark: Plain cross
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Horkstow

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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